By: Karin Cox
Genre: Y - Children's, teenage & educational
Published by: New Holland
Published: 07 Apr 2014
ISBN: 9781921580284


Australia is a democratic country that is economically sound, supports equality of gender, religion and race, respects human rights, takes an interest in global affirs, offers a high level of security and personal freedom and provide a comfortable standard of living for its citizens. This book aims to explore what it means to be an Australian citizen by examining the nation's past and present; the incidents that have made Australia and shaped our national 'identity' and the values that citizens hold dear.

Also included are classroom activities, a quiz and an index. A great reference guide for upper primary school students being introduces to the concepts of citizenship.